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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Arkansas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,420
25th Percentile Wage
$57,710
50th Percentile Wage
$74,350
75th Percentile Wage
$92,820
90th Percentile Wage
$119,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.32
25th Percentile Wage
$27.74
50th Percentile Wage
$35.74
75th Percentile Wage
$44.63
90th Percentile Wage
$57.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.44. The median hourly salary is $35.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,3501.94%5.33%
201572,9101.04%-
201472,1502.91%-
201370,050-0.49%-
201270,390--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Arkansas ranges from $73,040 to $87,250. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Arkansas is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $87,250. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $84,440). The lowest paying area is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $73,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$87,250
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$84,440
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$77,440
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$76,800
Hot Springs
$73,040


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